Share RepurchasesSource: RNS
2 August 2022
BP p.l.c. (the "Company") announces that it is to commence a share buyback programme to repurchase ordinary shares in the capital of the Company (the "Programme").
The purpose of the Programme is to reduce the issued share capital of the Company towards distributing 60% of surplus cash flow generated in 2022 as announced by the Company on 2 August 2022.
The maximum amount allocated to the Programme is around $3.5 billion for a period up to and including 31 October 2022.
The Programme will be carried out on the London Stock Exchange and/or Cboe (UK) and will be effected within certain pre-set parameters.
Any purchases of ordinary shares by the Company in relation to this announcement will be conducted in accordance with the Company's general authority to repurchase shares granted by its shareholders at the Company's 2022 Annual General Meeting and any further approvals to repurchase shares as may be granted by its shareholders from time to time, the Market Abuse Regulation 596/2014 as it forms part of domestic law by virtue of section 3 of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 (as amended) and Chapter 12 of the Listing Rules.
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 Surplus cash flow is a non-GAAP measure and refers to the net surplus of sources of cash over uses of cash. See pages 33 and 40 of the Company's earlier announcement on 2 August 2022 for further details.